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About Coline McConnel


Coline McConnel, Ph.D., is a civil rights investigator, researcher, educator, and mom. She has over a decade of experience conducting global health policy research with a focus on HIV prevention programming in Kenya, South Africa, and Mexico. She has also conducted research on cultural differences in self-conception. Her research interests focus on translating social science into effective social policy, community action, and individual behavioral change.


Ph.D. Sociology, Univ. of California, San Francisco, 2009
M.A. Social/Personality Psychology, Univ. of California, Berkeley, 2000
B.A. Psychology (summa cum laude) & Japanese, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, 1995